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tv   KRON 4 News at 4  KRON  September 23, 2010 3:00pm-3:30pm PST

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live from the bay area's news station this is kron 4 news at 4:00 p.m. >> our big story at 4:00 p.m. right now, cleancruiser in the n bruno zone removing the remains of the homes debris. from the gas line explosion two weeks ago and christine connolly is there, like. christine? >> it is today in want of the cleanup and so far, no major problems. today is day one. the first goal is to get this one cleaned which is no major feat.
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crews are working individually and this large excavator. they been working in this area, pulling away ash, battle, hauling it away. they are wearing white protective suits to make sure that they are protected. there could possibly be toxic chemicals and all of this debris. as we pan over here you can see those white water tankers. they have been moving a warrafrom the neighborhood, to p that ash from flying into the air. to pan over here. one of the status boards they have on these properties. each property has one of these status boards. it shows each process. it is going through they are checking for asbestos, removing debris, soil sample and won all of that is done a clean a certification. i spoke to the construction
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supervisor just a little bit ago and this is what he said on how to keep the neighborhood, safe. >> the biggest challenge is the wind and to what we are doing is not to impact the and it neighborhood. and also, pre- water or learn from will tahoe. to keep the dust level down. we've learned that from the tahoe. >> the debris in from wrapped in plastic. also, water tankers on each site spring on the ash. when crews digging through it if they can make sure that it is, contained. in other precaution is an independent contractor mud during the air on the site. in the neighborhood and as far away as one half a mile away. and they are taking a lot of precautions perhaps this could take three-four weeks. when this is done? all of this a destruction could be done and
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to give residents a clean site. certified as clean if they would like to rebuild. reporting live in san bruno, christine connolly. kron 4 news. >> memo, the california utilities commission had the independent investigators for the san bruno explosion and for future recommendations. in addition to looking for the root cause of the blast this team will also examine if there is management problems with pg&e that played a role. also, if the same perhaps the california utilities commission to of also the disaster.ççç the watchdos applauding this andt( hopefully theçvçç panel will truly be, independent. >> if this blue-ribbon panel is industry exampexecutives and? perhaps cannot be truly
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independent. however, it has residents, and truly representative a of the public. then i think it has a chance. >> the cp uc ordered the sapg&e to pay for this cleanup and pg&e announced that that would come fromçóq revenue generated y the utility. >> and major accounts, ac transit 2ç weekend and late nit service. and the route that will be a eliminated, altogether for weeknight. >> late at night on the weekend is going to be a challenge. ac transit is getting rid of four of the six all night long and 39 of the 56 weekend which will be
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especially difficult if your going to oakland international airport. they are eliminating the 805 that runs late at night to oakland international airport. perhaps a lot of people will be looking for a taxicab. from midnight-5:00 a.m.. when it comes to saturday, sunday it will also be difficult to get out of the way places. like. college. there will not be able to get there because they are stopping on the 54 line. it runs from a fruit peel-apart and not even something nearby that will get you, close. for tell-- parkeforfor rthe 57, the 29, the line f, all of these will be eliminated in the month of december when all these cuts go into effect. kate tams and, kron
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4 news. >> the reality of losing overnight, weekend service is hitting home for a lot of people that depend on the ac transit buses. one your is haaziq madyun >> and i am very upset about it. >> and i do not know how winds were to get around all of the timing. i'm going to go to lucky's right now. where i have to go. >> perhaps the 52 go to catch a different boss? >> to go out or you get your groceries? to catch a different- boss? >> yes, to go to lucky's when you can get a different--city bus. >> and then when you of a cart full of groceries it is difficult to come back home. and it is going to be difficult and even for senior citizens. and i do not know how they're going to be able to get around. and since
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i have no and, i cannot pay somebody. you know, it is going to be an inconvenience for me, and everybody else. the all new details, that police have released a sketch, the woman was jogging in a trail of san jose, colleen drive, snail drismell dn the sunday morning. he was mid- 20s, hispanic, brown hair, hair, brown eyes. he forced a woman into an aqueduct area and try to rape, she however, she was able to get away. >> with a sunny skies, and with the be-a wide temperatures are warmer as we expected. the 70's-'80s but still 60s coast- to-coast. and 64 in half moon bay. and same in santa rosa, and
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allowed inland.a high end of 7'n the south bay temperatures are up quite a bit over yesterday. in several spots, 14 degrees warmer in livermore, 12 degrees an hame word, and novado, napa. hayward. -test is warming trend will continue as the good towards the weekend. this is what we are expecting tonight and into tomorrow. clear, but tonight is going to be more mild. as we go towards 7:00 a.m., a little bit of a warmer start. the warmer, dry air and temperatures will be 5-degrees warmer than yesterday. in then another 5-10 degrees warmer tomorrow, and even hot in some locations like inland valleys. the low 90s. this warming trend will continue to the weekend in your details coming up in just a bit. stay with us, we will be
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>> this just an. let me show you a wildfire burning north of denver, colorado. this house is on fire. those flames, thick black smoke going to the roof. it started as a small grass fire and now, over 100 a.. in a currency, colorado north of denver. - kursey and the one in the middle of your screen. it looks like it is going to be a total loss and moved to permit latest as it develops. >> and national news, the first major changes take effect as the health care reform package. passed by congress six months ago and it is illegal for insurance companies to drop people because if they are sec. they cannot put a cap on your lifetime benefits and children cannot be refused coverage because of pre conditions and
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they can stay on their cur parents progra until they are 26 years old and hopefully republicans are looking to roll back. >> american people do not want this bill, they never wanted it and to president, you forced is down their throat. with this " parliamentary procedure. it is time to come back to washington. and get out of the backyard, come back here and we appeal this bill and start over. this signed by the press and will require all americans to acquire health insurance with in four years. and republicans are going up, unconstitutional. them with former constituconditions d we will see a warming trend toward what we can expect for the weekend, coming up in just a bit. ♪
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our state has a huge deficit. meg whitman's plan will make it billions worse by eliminating the capital gains tax for wealthy investors, including herself. economists say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. times say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools and public safety. jerry brown's against this unfair giveaway because it will take billions from our children when we can least afford it. get california working again-for all of us. ♪ >> today is today 85 with out a
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state budget in california. tomorrow, as it the 86 if will break the all-time record for the longest delay in passing a budget in history. dan kerman will speak of who is not going to get paid lawmakers tried to make deals. >> the state comptroller is since july 1st it is not paid $6.5 billion because of the lack of a budget. public schools are not being paid for special education programs. community colleges are not being paid for nurses, faculty and college students are not receiving cal grants and legislators are not being paid or their staffs. small businesses that provide food for prisons are the supplies are also not been paid. community health clinics are not being reimbursed by the state and needy families, from welfare to work are not getting paid for
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child care. landlords that lease office space to the state are not getting paid. finally, a handful of caltran projects have been delayed because of no state budget. after 90 days of no budget the state's credit card could also be deactivated. it is used for various goods, services like toilet paper for rural parks. this could run out perhaps in october for no budget. dan kerman, kron 4 news. demimonde, and the south bay like most city entities but- mingle, it is on hard times. the agency has laid off 100140014 employees, that means fewer projects from forward. >> and with strategic projects to help build increment. we will
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invest in new industries, companies that, in and try to putç people back to work that will create jobs, and create taxes for the city. >> the hardest hit is the popular strong neighborhoods initiative the just completed a community center computscheduleo open this weekend. instead, the dwindling resources will be redirected to big ticket projects. elected downtown baseball stadium and renovations at the san jose convention center. >> a live look aside from our roof cam over downtown san francisco. gorgeous. and comfortable, they-a real wide with the changes rolling to this weekend with much cooler weather in the bay area wide. a warming trend will continue. and continuing with five degrees warmer than what we're seeing today a constant trend until the weekend and upper 80s along the
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bayshore! low 70's along the coast. this is not what we're seeing, and a mixture of 60s, 70's for the most part. 64 in half moon bay, 67 in san francisco and '80s, inland. also, 80s and the south bay and in the north bay but otherwise we're going to be in the upper 70's. this is what we can expect tomorrow. more mild. it is going to be clear but we still have never warm, dry air going over the bay area. those temperatures are representative of the low 7060's, and for even 60s 50s. quick cool uwarm up, and even 8! that is the orange. and by the 2 pm. however, 90's from reaching 4:00 p.m. and to take a look at your kron 4 7 day around the bay with the warm weather continuing especially saturday, sunday and even monday. that is
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when will see the peak heating with triple digits, inland and low 90s on the bayshore. seven is close to the coast. >> the 16 year old novado high school the was driving the car that was killing the with a felony gross vehicular manslaughter and felony dui in novado last week. and also, with misdemeanor without a license. he is being tried as a juvenile and if convicted could be incarcerated until is 19. and he will appear in juvenile court on september 30th. police are investigating a shooting that, took place out of a nightclub outside of a downtown nightclub. 1400 block of webster at 2:00 a.m. officers say that 50 rounds were fired on both sides. of the street. and with glass
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shattered, and both are expected to survive and in a hospital, no arrests have been made at this time. an accident claimed the life of a san jose man this morning on on the dinner expressway. and you can see-omen in lane. the swerved to avoid a pickup truck and was pronounced dead. although all lanes of traffic were closed down the driver of the pickup was not seriously hurt. and the immediate witness was also not released immediately. as this- investigating continues. >> concord is ranked as the fourth worst roads and the state and that they are saying that this is not accurate. >> that they are saying a this report is misleading and look to these streets they almost look brand new. i could not find a
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crack a much less a pothole. the city engineer is throwing down a challenge to anybody who can actually find a power pole in concord. >> for viewers, give us a call. >> they spend $4 million per year and the city points another study by the metropolitan the study. in the 10th best in the bay area it and perhaps the report is misleading because the highways surrounding the concord. concord has no condition of the surrounding highways that is caltran. the report has ruffled the feathers at city hall and wanted to set the city street. anybody that has to find out the streets in concord is to open their eyes. >> you can see our streets behind us are in great shape. >> this has its report has its heart in its. >> that it is correct we need funding for our streets but it
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is not just concord, only. >> and the secret is our hard- working crew that keeps the roads safe and smoothed. >> and this is a quick look with traffic towards the lower deck of the bay bridge is not moving. and southbound is at the bottom of your screen on how we 101. we will be right back. ♪
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